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Help! Bits of cake fallen off!

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runner2 Wed 19-Nov-14 15:10:40

Just baked a banana + walnut loaf for a cake sale and a few bits came off the side on removal from the tin. Have tried to "stick" them back on with melted syrup but it didn't work. Any tips, please?

agoodbook Wed 19-Nov-14 15:12:39

either- cover with thin layer jam and dip in chopped nuts ( walnut? ) or tie a ribbon round and put in a bag! smile

Riverland Wed 19-Nov-14 15:18:02

Slice sides so they're even again. Ice it to disguise!

rootypig Wed 19-Nov-14 15:19:06

yy apricot jam (the cheapest stuff, about 50p a jar) is the glue of baking grin

Chopped nuts a good idea

runner2 Wed 19-Nov-14 19:24:07

Jam and chopped walnuts - done! It's not perfect but 100% better than it was so thanks all! grin

agoodbook Wed 19-Nov-14 19:45:31

grin result!

agoodbook Wed 19-Nov-14 19:47:26

btw- I make a lot of 'loaf' cakes, and now buy the liners - saves an immense amount of time and effort, great if you freeze them and they look nice to give away smile

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